Equity-Informed Dancer Wellness. Andrea Downie. Journal of Dance Education. Published online March 25, 2022. VIEW version of record. VIEW author's manuscript.
(Re)Visiting Dancer Wellness. Andrea. Dance Science & Somatic Educators presentation, 2021. VIEW lecture.
Defining Posture and Alignment. Donna Krasnow & Andrea Downie. The Dance Current 24(1), Winter 2021. VIEW
Born Flexible: Managing Hypermobility. Andrea Downie. The Dance Current, 22(6), November/December 2019. VIEW
Dancers and Doctors: Communicating with Healthcare Professionals. Andrea Downie & Amber Downie-Back. The Dance Current, 22(3), May/June 2019. VIEW
Inside Ed: Toward a Scope of Practice [for Dance Teachers]. Andrea Downie. Dance International, Winter 2017. VIEW
Hermione Sessions: Dancing the Winter's Tale and the Kinaesthetic Imagination. Lisa Dickson & Andrea Downie. Borrowers and Lenders, 10(2), Spring 2017. VIEW
Freer and More Fragile: Embracing the Benefits and Challenges of Dancing and Aging. Andrea Downie. The Dance Current, 19(5), September/October 2016. VIEW
Providing Support to Dancers: A Resource for Dancers and Their Families. Andrea Downie. Healthy Dancer Canada Resources, 2015. VIEW
Teaching Dance: Multisensory Instruction Enhances Dance Skill Learning (Unpublished Master's Thesis). Andrea Downie. York University, April 2010. CONTACT US if you would like a copy.
Body Central. Andrea Downie. Dance Central, January/February 2008. VIEW
Points of View: Capturing Live Performance. Andrea Downie. The Dance Current on-line, 2007. VIEW
Dancing Without Injuries. Andrea Downie. Dance Central, January/February 2007. VIEW
DANCE ADVOCACY & EDUCATION
Atlas of Creative Tools. The Dance Exchange toolbox.
Canadian Dance Assembly website. Promoting a healthy, sustainable environment for professional dance.
Dance Counts website. How dance education helps students learn, grow and connect with community.
Dance Education Standards. National Dance Education Organization created and endorsed standards to help leaders create safe, appropriate and effective learning experiences.
Turn Out Radio. The latest dance news.
DANCER HEALTH & WELLNESS
Ausdance dancer health and wellness resources.
BIPOC Dance Health directory.
Dance Awareness No Child Exploited website. Protect children in dance from hypersexualization.
Healthy Dancer Canada dancer health and wellness resources and directory.
International Association for Dance Medicine & Science dancer health and wellness resources.
Returning to Physical Exercise After Covid-19 article.
Safe in Dance International dancer health and wellness blog.
Safeguarding in Dance. Preventing abuse in dance. (CPSU)
South Asian Dance Medicine & Science Association. Supporting dancers, teachers and students of South Asian dance.
Task Force on Dancer Health dance health and wellness resources. (Dance USA)
LEARNING & EQUITY RESOURCES
Adapted Physical Activity course. (Mont Royal University)
Adapted Dance introductory guide. (Les Grands Ballet National Centre for Dance Therapy)
CPR and First Aid Training. (Heart & Stroke Foundation)
Equity Literacy resources and courses.
Five Moore Minutes. Inclusive education YouTube channel.
Genderbread Person v4.0. Teaching tool about gender.
Gender Affirming Care. Article about the importance of gender affirming care for transgender and gender expansive youth.
Indigenous Canada course. (University of Alberta)
Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance resource catalogue.
International Association of Blacks in Dance anti-racism resources.
Invisible Disability Project resources.
Learning About Racism anti-racism courses. (Canadian Race Relations Foundation)
"me too" resources for survivors of sexual violence.
Project Ready course. Reimagining equity and access for diverse youth.
The Trevor Project. Resources and helpline for LGBTQ youth.